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    G.I. Joe Kre-O: is anyone else interested in these?

    We all knew it would happen eventually, hasbro has finally revealed the G.I. Joe Kre-O line. I have not touched any of the other Kre-O lines but this one certainly interests me. It is a pity that they are basically repurposed from the Battleship line but that hasn't discouraged me.













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    The only thing that does concern me is the fact that they are TRU exclusives so I will be buying them from eBay, unless by some miracle we actually get GI Joe products again here.
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    I like them. But from a quality perspective, I wish they were actual LEGOs. I've heard many a horror story from Transformer fans who say the bricks just don't stay together.
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    Wow. I think this could have the potential to be really cool. This seems to be a MUCH better fit than Transformers, in my opinion, and I'm a fan of both. A small scale army man set just makes sense. Of all these pics though, I only recognize a few iconic Joe vehicles. I'm not sure if they're the only ones, or some of those others are supposed to be and are just unrecognizable. Lego-style mini figures are always cool, and these are no exception. The face placement on some of them looks kinda weird to me though; like it's not positioned where it should be on the head for things to look proportioned properly (moreso on the pics from the linked page). That's a minor gripe, though. It's disconcerting to have only seen maybe five comments thus far and two of them were about kre-o being poor quality though.

    I haven't bought Joes since the 25th anniversary line and haven't bought anything Legoish since I realized Star Wars was getting out of hand (about a decade ago), but I would consider getting some of these.

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    These photos feature a lot of Photoshop smoke and mirrors. I wonder how close the final product will be.

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    But I have to say that I will buy Quick Kick for the Frozen Fudgee Bar alone.

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    I am looking forward to these but the quality on the transformers pieces have me concerned. I only bought the blind pack of transformers and the quality is definitely not like Lego. I wish Lego was making these, but I will still pick up at least the blind packs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by snakeeyes0217 View Post
    "Frozen Fudgees what a treat! Covered with chocolate, really sweet! Loaded with caramel, and raisins, and nuts! They melt in your mouth...and rot in your guts!" (Forgive me if I got any of they lyrics wrong. It's been a while since I saw that episode.)
    I believe the last lyric is "and turn to lead in your guts!"
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    Love the concept, don't know I I trust the company. Lets face it, they're not Lego. But I love the idea of a Terror Dome done like this or even the USS Flagg. I'll probably pick up a small set and see how it holds up, hopefully something with snake eyes.
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    Very much looking forward to these! The vehicle modes on the TF Kre-O worked a lot better (for me) and since these don't need to turn into anything else, I think the building will be more fun (the TF ones were like building brick walls, since they had to use all the excess robot parts somewhere in the vehicle).

    I think this will work MUCH better for the brand. Looks like they're already off to a great start with these choices, too! Just about every set looks worth it in terms of figures AND the sets!
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    I plan on getting these! I get the TF Kreons and love those (I just buy the sets for the figures). I agree that the buidling sets work better for Joes since they don't have to transform or form something else.
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